The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Social Gaming in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Gaming over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Social Gaming
Rank 306 330 299
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Permanent jobs citing Social Gaming 2 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.064% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.047% 0.14% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 28
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% -17.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
Social Gaming
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4300 5859 5633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.27% 46.83% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3556 4829 4851
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Social Gaming
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Social Gaming Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Social Gaming
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Social Gaming across the City of London region.

Social Gaming Salary Trend in the City of London

Social Gaming
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Social Gaming also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Social Gaming.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (66.67%) Online Gambling
2 2 (66.67%) Facebook
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Social Gaming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Social Gaming also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Social Gaming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) UX Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) UI Designer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Games Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Online Gambling
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Facebook